Add new study details using your Centrelink online account
Instructions on how to use your online account to tell us about new study details for Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY and Pensioner Education Supplement.
If you need to update your existing study details or remove your future study details, there is a different process for this. Learn how to update your study details using your Centrelink online account.
Step 1: sign in and access your study details
Sign into myGov and select your Centrelink online account.
Select the My profile tile on your Centrelink online account homepage.
Select Update study details on the Study tile to view, edit and add study details.
Step 2: add new course
Select Add a new course.
If you only know the start date of your course, select this option and enter the start date, or select the calendar icon to choose a date.
Once you enter the start date, select Next. Go to step 6.
If you know the full details of your new course, select I know the full details of my new course.
Step 3: enter your new course details
Enter the full details of your new course then select Next.
If unsure, select the highlighted text for a description of the field you need to complete.
Select Back if you have made a mistake.
Select Cancel if you no longer want to add new course details.
Step 4: enter your educational institution details
Select the state or territory of your course location from the drop down box.
Enter the name, or part of the name, of the institution you will be studying at and then select Find.
A list of results will appear. Select your institution from the list, then select Next.
If the search does not find your institution, check I cannot find my institution then select Next. Go to step 6.
Step 5: enter your campus details
If your institution has more than one campus, select the campus you will be attending then select Next.
Step 6: review and submit
A summary of the new study details you have told us about will be shown.
Read the details on this page carefully. Select Back to change your details.
If all of the information is correct, read the declaration.
If you agree with the declaration select the checkbox, then select Submit.
We will give you a receipt number when you submit your new details.
You won’t need to contact us unless we ask you to.
Select Information you have provided for a summary of the information you have provided.
Select Print to print a copy of this page for your records.
Step 7: sign out
Select Return home to go back to your online account homepage.
Once back at your online account homepage, you can complete other transactions if you need to.
Select Return to myGov to go back to your myGov account.
For your privacy and security, ensure you sign out of your myGov account when you have finished using it.